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we will see you at 4:25. tomorrow. have a great day. mission accomplished. a massive two-month-long rescue effort comes to an end as all 33 miners are freed and reunited with their loved ones. what's next for these brave men? how are they doing now that they are back on the surface. we'll talk exclusively with a relieved family member. u.s. senate candidate and tea party favorite christine o'donnell grilled in her first highly anticipated debate where she addresses everything from witches to china to late-night tv jokes. did her performance help or hurt her chances? and perez hilton makes nice.
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the celebrity blogger known as the queen of mean tells ellen with so much bullying going on he doesn't want to be a bully himself anymore. so, will his millions of followers log off early this so, will his millions of followers log off early this thursday, october 14th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs . welcome to "the early show" i'm maggie rodriguez. >> i'm harry smith. good morning, everybody. >> right to chile, the scene all day yesterday and this morning, all 33 miners trapped nearly half a mile underground are safe along with their six rescuers. cbs news correspondent seth doane is outside the san jose mine in chile this morning with the latest. seth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, maggie. what was accomplished here in that barren strip of desert was celebrated around the world.
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the president of this country said that chile is a different country than it was before this ordeal. it is stronger today. as they were able to turn what could have become a tragedy into a triumph. with his fellow miners returned to safety, luis urzua said good-bye to the rescuers he would leave behind and entered the capsule. finally, it was his turn. 32 miners had already taken the ride up a 2000-foot shaft cut through solid rock. above ground, more chants of celebration, this time sensing chile's 70-day national ordeal was finally coming to a conclusion. just before 10:00 p.m., he emerged. after taking the lead for 70 days, he insisted on being the last one out. above ground, he hugged president sebastian pin era, as so many of his comrades had done before him. and said, we have done what the
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entire world was waiting for. then, the day-long celebration hit a new pitch. >> tonight, we have experienced a night that we will never forget. each time i had the chance to hug the miners, they were so happy because they were experiencing a kind of rebirth. >> reporter: but although the 22 million dollar rescue mission was now an overwhelming success, those six rescue workers still had to make it back safely. one by one, they returned, until just one man remained. and, with his return to the surface, chile's national nightmare ended better than anyone might have dreamed. for 22 hours and seemingly without a hitch, the miners came up. the operation so efficient, it sped up over the course of the day. and each time, the same heart-wrenching scene played out. family and friends who have been
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staying here at camp hope are now beginning to make their way home, hopeful only for their future. now, you might remember initially they predicted it could be a 48-hour-long rescue. well, it was less than 24 hours. you might remember in the beginning, they were suggested a christmas rescue and here we are in the middle of october. the president of chile used to own a television station and, indeed, this appears to be a picture-perfect orchestrated event. maggie? >> seth doane, thank you, seth. jose sanchez has been outside the mine since the very first day. he had three family members -- trapped inside and joins us this morning from chile. good morning, sir. first, i'd like to ask you what it was like to be part of that massive celebration that we all watched?
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of. >> translator: it was tremendous. at first, we saw the reality of the situation. and after coming to the top and to be with us, we celebrated until about 2:00 in the morning. >> how are your family members doing? >> translator: everybody's good. everybody is happy, waiting to be reunited. they're in the hospital now, but we're waiting to see them in person. >> have they said what was the most difficult part of their experience? >> translator: when we first got there, we didn't know the situation. and the owners of the mine
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abandoned -- >> do you know if they will go back to their work as miners? >> translator: no, no members of the family want to continue working as miners. at least none of the family members do. we don't want to live the same experience again. >> what are they looking forward to in the future? >> translator: my brother-in-law plays the guitar, the accordion, all types of instruments. with his songs, expresses himself. he could dedicate himself to music or to writing a story of what happened. >> jose sanchez, thank you, sir, we wish you all the best. >> translator: thank you all for supporting us from so far away.
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>> you're welcome. now here's harry. >> all right, maggie. here to talk about what happens next for the miners is colonel tom kolditz, chairman of the department of behavioral sciences and leadership at the u.s. military academy. good morning. good to have you here. >> thanks, harry. >> let's talk a little bit about they're out but we really witnessed something very interesting as the miners were underground. they had meetings every day. there was a leadership structure. how will this serve them as they now are above ground? >> well, that structure, while they were down in the mine, really protected them from a lot of stress and trauma that they otherwise would have felt. their challenge down there was a lack of certainty, of volatility, ambiguity and a leader can take structure and can take purpose and put it into a group and literally create feelings of certainty and hope in that group by doing that. >> even when there almost doesn't seem to be any. >> absolutely. >> would you say, go so far as
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to say that as these guys are out now, having gone what they've gone through and certainly some moments of total hopelessness, that they will have endured some sort of post-traumatic stress? >> it's likely that a percentage of these miners will experience some long-term stress reactions. and that can take anywhere from six to nine months to emerge after the trauma, so we need to watch them for a while. however, some are going to get out of the mine, they are going to have a one-week to three-week adjustment period and then they are going to be just fine. >> what would be the things if somebody called you up and said, give us a little advice about what we can expect in terms of the behavior of these guys, what would be the -- what would be the things you would be wary of or cautious about? >> well, what we're going to see is first of all a complete disruption of their sleep patterns. they are going to have difficulty sleeping. they are going to have nightmares, sort of lying jet-lag, only worse. and so, that's going to create friction in their families.
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it's going to take time for them to work through some of those things and adjust, but most of them be be able to do that. >> it's interesting, as we talked around the office, these guys will become instant celebrities. that may be something that they're least prepared for. certainly, you go down in a mine there, are certain things that, you know, come through your safety instruction and all that other stuff. the celebrity part might be the hardest part of all. >> it could be. it will definitely tend to pull this group apart, pull individuals in different directions are. it's very hard work and they're tired right now. so, they're going to have to balance their rest and recovery with all this notoriety and fame. >> what a story. colonel, thank you so much for being here. appreciate your service, as well. >> thank you. >> maggie? >> thanks, harry. 7:709 we turn to politics and the red-hot senate race in delaware. last night's first debate between the two candidates got national attention because of various statements by one of them, tea party-backed christine
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o'donnell. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, maggie. . debate involved two candidates but the spotlight was really on one of them, christine o'donnell and her history of controversial comments. >> on the specific quote that you said that china has a plan to take over america, do you know about this plan? >> well, they misquoted me at the time, i believe. but look at what's going on. >> o'donnell's financial troubles also came up. >> how can voters rely upon your thoughts on how to manage the deficit if you're having such personal financial issues of your own? >> when i fell upon difficult times, i made the sacrifices needed to set things right. i sold my house, and i sold a lot of my possessions. >> reporter: outside the auditorium, several witches milled about, some for o dodge, some against. >> i'm not a witch. >> reporter: her now infamous ad came up more than once. >> there's been lots of
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discussion in the national media about things my opponent has said or done that i, frankly, thing are distraction from the core issues delawareans ask about, ask both of us about. >> you're just jealous you weren't on "saturday night live." >> because i'm not a witch. and, if i am, do you really want to cross me? >> reporter: the national attention on this race seemed to put both o'donnell and the democrat, chris coons, on edge. >> miss o'donnell, we're going to try and have a conversation this evening rather an diatribe if we could. >> o'donnell tried to stick to conservative talking spoints but struggled to name is supreme court decision she disagreed with. >> i'll put it up on my website. >> reporter: and refused to say whether she believes in revolution. >> what i believe is irrelevant. >> why is it irrelevant? voters want to know what you believe. >> reporter: o'donnell spent the night on attack because she's 20 points behind in the polls, accusing her opponent at one point of being a maxist and in
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one of the few light moments in this debate he laughed and said, i'm a life-long capitalist. nancy. >> we could see it on tv and make our decisions how she handled herself but what was the feeling among the people there, the people on campus, about how she performed last night? >> reporter: well, we talked to a lot of students and o dodge seemed to surpass their expectations simply because their expectations were so low. but, frankly, they didn't come away thrilled with either candidate. they thought he was very condescending. they thought she was very vague. these two candidates will have another companies to impress the voters today. they are debating again this afternoon. >> hopefully, they will. somebody's got to win. nancy cordes in washington, thank you, nancy. lots more news this morning. erica hill is back and at the news desk. good morning, erica. >> good morning. nice to be back with you this morning. we begin with a record number of foreclosures in this country. banks seized more than 288,000 homes from july through september, that's according to
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realtytrack, a foreclosure listing service. the number is up 22% from last year. at that rate, home repossessions will surpass the million mark this year. yesterday, officials in all 50 states opened an investigating into allegations that banks okayed thousands of foreclosures without reading all the documentation or, in some cases, using false documents. protesters clashing with riot police this morning at the ancient acropolis in athens. the protesters were government workers demanding as much as 22 months in back pay. after a scuffle, though, you can see a bit of there, police broke up the demonstration. the head of a new afghan peace council says the taliban are ready to negotiate. he said this morning the taliban do have some conditions to start those talks but that initial discussions have taken place. a senior nato official says u.s. and nato forces will allow for safe passage to kabul for the senior tally bn leaders wishing to attend the peace
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talks. defense secretary robert gates is in brussels at a nato foreign ministers meeting. atlanta police are crediting hip-hop star t.i. with talking a distraught man out of suicide. the rapper turned up yesterday at a 22-story building, where the man was threatening to jump. t.i. recorded a cell phone video offering to speak with the man if he came down. and he agreed. a little advice for you or perhaps your teenager getting ready to take the driver's test. here's what you don't want to do. take a look. yeah, this is the aftermath, can you make it out there? there's the dmv, a pittsburgh teen crashed his car into the dmv. a close-upshot there for you yesterday. the kicker, it happened after he passed his test. apparently, he was dropping off the man who had given him that test when he put the car into drive instead of reverse. as you can see, he then plowed through the front window. at least three people suffered minor injuries. to think i was worried about parallel parking. back here in new york city, a
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siting that had jaded new yorkers scratching their heads. a mysterious silver, shiny object or objects it seems floating in the sky. you can see people in the street stopped in their tracks looking at it some. folks say they saw lights, others maybe waiting for green men to arrive. >> i don't know. >> you don't way to say. >> i'm looking for the mothership. >> law enforcement officials believe it was some kind of balloon. so far, though, no confirmation. they said on "the x-files" the truth is out there. if anyone can find the truth when it comes to things like weather and apples dave price is your man in shelburne, vermont for your first check of the weather. dave, good morning. >> i don't want to admit i solved this but i want to let you know harry's family interestingly enough came into town yesterday, erica. yeah, we are in shelburne orchard, vermont. nothing says autumn like these
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three words, foliage, apples, and vermont. and we're surrounded by all this beauty this morning. the average american, by the way, consumes 19 pounds of apples per year, so apples, what we'll talk about all morning. let's go to the maps, though, a lot to talk about weather-wise across the country. a quick check of the continental u.s. shows warm temperatures in the southwest, northwest and light showers in interior sections of washington. the northeast is where we are really going to see our activity, though, today, during the first part of the day, that storm off the delmarva peninsula, watch for rain a in western pennsylvania pa, maryland and d.c., tonight into new york, new jersey and connecticut, and tomorrow a major storm system rolling into sections of new england, 15 to 20-mile-per-hour winds, sustained, and significantly higher gusts. beach erosion could be a major problem. flooding, too from one to three inches of rain and high winds. that's a quick look
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>> much more from vermont in just a little while. guys, we'll send it back to you in new york. >> what a great picture. you can even smell the apples, right? >> perfect. shifting gears here, still ahead this morning still no sign of the missing jet skier david hartley, no arrests, either. we'll take you into the investigation, when we come back. also ahead, the new perez hilton. he says no more snark and no more nasty nicknames.
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i think there are some cowboys out there. >> yep. >> i know where they are. >> yeah, you would. >> welcome back. coming up, the latest on the mortgage mess, several big banks have put foreclosures on hold. every state attorney general in the country has joined an investigation into mortgage companies. what does it mean to you? we are going to try and figure that out in just a little bit. >> that's what everyone wants to know. also this morning, why perez hilton is saying he doesn't want to be a bully anymore. he made his reputation in the gossip world being mean but swears he will be nicer from now on. we'll tell you why and see if his fans are ready to follow him. >> first, though, the latest on
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david hartley's disappearance along the u.s.-mexico border where the investigation reportedly has turned up evidence of mistaken identity. and after the latest deadly message from a mexican drug gang, some people are wondering if the american jet skier will ever be found. cbs news correspondent don teague has the latest. >> reporter: it's a story that has captivated america, with more twists and turns than a best-selling crime novel t. began as a fun-filled day of jet skiing for tiffany and david hartley. it ended with murder and a mystery that has created an international uproar. the couple was attacked after visiting an old church that's on the mexican side of falcon lake and there are reports this morning that tiffany and david hartley may have been mistaken for members of a drug cartel and caught in the middle of a turf war. david was shot in the head and is presumed dead. tiffany escaped and called 911. >> are you sure that your husband got shot? >> yes, in his head.
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>> reporter: the days since the shooting have been emotionally trying for david hartley's family and his wife, whose story was questioned by mexican authorities. one official saying, we're not sure. we're not certain that the incident happened the way they are telling us. >> you do feel like, you know, this is it, i'm never going to see him again. >> reporter: and the american sheriff investigating the shooting says he believes tiffany hartley, in part, because of blood evidence and eyewitness and this police dashcam video that shows the couple being pulled over on their way to the lake. family members initially criticized what seemed a lack luster effort by mexico to find harlley's body. >> please, negotiate. this we want david home. >> reporter: last wednesday the mexican army and police began a massive search using boats and military helicopters, dangerous duty in an area of mexico
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controlled by the heavily armed cartel. >> these individuals possess the caliber of machine guns, rpgs, shoulder-fired grenade launchers. >> reporter: this week they murdered the lead investigator in hartly's case and delivered his head in a suitcase to the mexican army. >> it breaks my heart that people would do this to him. >> reporter: today, there is still no sign of david hartley's body and no end in sight to mexico's drug violence. don teague, cbs news, dallas. joining us now is fred burton, vice president of intelligence for the global intelligence company stratfor, a counterterrorism special agent for the state department and joins us live this morning. good morning, sir. >> good morning. >> as you've been able to sort of piece together all of this information, even from some distance, what do you make of it all? >> i think it's highly feasible that the hartleys were in the wrong place at the wrong time. they were identified by zeta
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spotters, these are individuals that are posted as lookouts to keep an eye out for undercover agents, either from u.s. law enforcement or mexican law enforcement. and i think a set of dominos started to fall when they went out on the water and they were just certainly a victim of circumstances. >> this is a theory now. >> yes, that's a working theory of mine. but, i also know it's shared throughout the law enforcement community. >> because, now were the plates on the jet ski trailer mexican plates? >> yes, they were. and i think when you look at this in perspective, with my knowledge of working on the border violence issue for quite some time now, it's not unusual at all for these cartels to be on the lookout for any kind of individual that just doesn't fit, seems out of the ordinary.
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>> so, here they are, anglos, mexican state plates on the jet ski. if there's a spotter on the american side of the border, somebody on the other side is going to know instantaneously. >> absolutely. the cartels have a very robust intelligence collection network on the ground. they use small little hand-held motorola radios, message texts and so forth just to report on the movements of individuals that don't fit. >> so then, there is this outcry and there is this response and something has to be done and the state department begins to become involved. and, as the mexican authorities start to investigate, there is a significant pushback, then, from the cartels. >> absolutely. the cartels own this geography and specifically the zetas, which is a very violent organization and their signature is the beheading of the mexican
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police investigation -- investigator, which is just absolutely horrible. violence is something they're quite used to. in essence, they're not opposed to picking up family members or loved ones of individuals and hold them for extortion and ran some, and so forth. >> and while the mexican army may put in a show of force, even have some investigators there, i mean, they really do operate with impunity and the fact is at the end of the day, they're the ones in charge. >> they are warlords for a lack of better word. they can completely control the entire infrastructure of the area. they own the politicians, in many cases. many cops are on their payroll and either you do business with them or you die. >> fred burton, thank you very much for your insight and expertise this morning. do appreciate it. >> thank you. >>
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jo we have been reporting how several big banks have stopped foreclosing on mortgages at least for now because they are not sure the paperwork is correct. now there is growing pressure on the banks to root out the cases of alleged mortgage fraud. this has become a huge mess that will impact millions of homeowners. cbs news business and economics correspondent rebecca jarvis is here to tell us what it means for us. good morning, rebecca. >> good morning, maggie. >> how did we get here.
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>> it started long ago. this is the thing people need to keep in mind. this mortgage mess and all these banks with mortgages and problems and potential fraud taking place, this didn't start yesterday but we became aware of it recently because of all of the problems in the overall housing market. but, it started long ago, when banks were going out giving out loans to anyone and -- anyone and everyone. >> for the asking. >> buy a home -- exactly, and started repackaging them, cutting them up, slicing and dicing them selling them off to new people. what that was a very lucrative business but now has come home to roost. >> who is the biggest offenders. >> bank of america is the biggest bank in america, on top of that wells fargo, gmac and citigroup are the biggest banks in the country right now servicing loans and many probably own loans people who are watching right now have. >> let's say you got your mortgage from bank of america initially. >> sure. >> doesn't mean b of a has your
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mortgage now. how do you know who has it? >> that's important to realize. what that original mortgage note you signed when you basically bought your home who owns that now is important because whomever owns that now is the only bank that can legitimately foreclose on you. there's a website set up called wheresthe that's where you want to go to find out exactly who owns your mortgage note. you put in your personal information. i vetted the site. literally hundreds of thousands of have visited this site already because it is useful. >> what should i do with that information and why should i know that? >> first of all, even though you don't think you are facing foreclosure or dealing with mortgage fraud, this is important for any homeowner to know because it is important to know obviously who you pay your money to every month and whether or not it is legitimate. if you think you have actually come in contact with mortgage fraud or you've been the victim of that, you need to reach out to your attorney general like
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we've talked about here on the show and reporting, 50 attorneys generals from all the states in the country are now pursuing this, they're investigating it. if you think you've been a victim, you need to let them know. that will help aid them in their investigation. >> very quickly. where are mortgage rates today? >> 4.27% the 30-year fixed rate mortgage, a the a low of all time records. >> do you think it will go up because of these investigations? >> likely, the investigations themselves won't impact the number. what will have an impact on the number, the federal reserve and its interest rate policy. >> of course we're watching that, too. >> yes. >> thank you so much. up next a kinder, gentler perez hilton. do you believe it? the very serious reason the queen of mean says he is changing his act here on "the early show" on cbs. >> i don't want to be a bully. i don't want to be called a bully. stains, down to a science. cer ] we've got new wisk, with our breakthrough stain spectrum technology targets all the major stain groups like proteins, carbohydrates and oils.
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perez hilton says he has decided to actually be nice from now on as our correspondent ben tracy reports, it's a big change for the online gossip giant. >> i am very happy, scared, and ready to make this video. >> reporter: one magazine declared hell had just frozen over as celebrity gossip monger perez hilton unveiled a kinder, gentler persona. >> i don't want to be called a bully. >> reporter: the self-proclaimed queen of all media boasted his website at hollywood's most hated and regularly calls her manniston and controversially outed gay performers like these. he doodles on celebrity photos adding cocaine linked to a photo of underage miley cyrus claiming she wasn't wearing
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underwear even posting that michael jackson's death was a hoax. but hilton says it's time to make a change. he explained that to a skeptical ellen degeneres wednesday. >> a lot of people don't believe you but if you say you want to change and i -- i think it takes a big person to look at themselves and say i want to change so i want to listen to what you have to say. >> i'm going to do things differently on my website than i have in the past. i'm to the going to call people nasty nicknames. >> reporter: so, why the sudden change of heart? perez says it is because of the recent rash of suicides among gay teens including the cyberbullying and death of rutgers student tyler clemente. >> over the last week and a half, two months i've been doing everything i can to bring awareness to the issue of teen suicides and gay bullying and in doing so a lot of people have called me a hypocrite. >> reporter: he may be dropping the mean but promises to keep the sass. but is that what his fans want? >> he's established himself as
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this brand, this mean snarky brand and if he takes away the mean and snarky, is his brand left? we'll have to see. >> reporter: perez says he doesn't care if he loses some of his audience. it the's more important to be part of the solution than the problem. ♪ change >> reporter: ben tracy, cbs news, los angeles. >> it will be interesting to see if there si any change and how his followers react to this, how they respond, because the ideal takeaway here would be maybe they get it, too and that the bullying happens at all ages across all platforms and it's never okay. >> i think it's great, i think it is unfortunate it took all those suicides to make someone realize mean is bad but, better late than ever. let's hope he sticks to it. >> we'll be right back. you are watching "the early show" on cbs. of the common cold each year in america. ♪ so, as you prepare for cold season,
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yeah, exactly. >> welcome back, everybody. we should say howdy. >> hang on a minute. >> howdy! >> thank you very much. harry, you wish were you a cowboy, don't you? >> as my old buddy larry mahon said, cowboying is a state of mind. >> you know what, may i? there you go, buddy. >> it is too small. i'll wear it. >> he's got a big head. try this one. >> there you go. that's a little better. >> now we're feeling it. you know what, they proved that real men love pink when it comes
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to supporting breast an ker, thank you, cowboys. >> 'do appreciate it. >> you do look good in that hat, ma'am. >> thank you, sir, thanka. >> you look better than mine. i'm all hat, no cattle. welcome back, everybody, i'm harry smith along with maggie rodriguez. yeah, we can do this. this time of year deadly serious business on the roads when it comes to deer. in suburban areas around the country, these things are proliferating like crazy. the number of cars and trucks hitting deer has increased 20% in just the last five years. this morning, our susan koeppen will show us some things that might help you avoid accidents and we'll have some tips for drivers, as well. >> that video doesn't even look real. it looks computer-generated. >> it's real. it's really real. >> also ahead a very different drew carey, if you watch the new season for "the price is right," if not for the glasses, he's
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lost 75 pounds and says he wants to lose another 15 by the end of the month. our own julie chen sat down with us and he will tell us his secret and why. >> david arquette admits he said too much to david stern this week. do you think? he talked about his break oudz up with courteney cox saying among other things he was tired that -- that she was tired of mothering him. this is a very sensitive area for some mayor he reed couples and we'll take a look at that issue, as well in just a little bit. >> first, back inside to erica hill at the news desk. good morning, erica. >> good morning y'all and good morning to everyone at home. chile is celebrating this morning celebrating along with the world, actually, after the flawless rescue of 33 trapped miners. as those miners are beginning to adjust to life back on the surface, chile's president says the mine will never open again. cbs news correspondent soet doen joins us from just outside that mine, the san jose mine. seth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning,
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erica. that's right. a collective sigh of relief here, as we all watched that last miner step onto the surface here. just an incredible picture, a dramatic conclusion to a stunning rescue. with confetti and champagne, 2000 faithful celebrated the rise of the last trapped miner from the depths of the earth. about 22 and a half hours after the operation began. luis urzua, was the slift leader in the mine known for calming presence and discipline. he insisted men have meals together in the mine and that he be the last miner out. a rescue capsule brought miners up one by one, like clockwork. a broken door latch was the only hitch. >> tonight, we have experienced a night that we will never forget. and i think that chile, today, is more unite the and is
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stronger. >> reporter: the undergrund odyssey began back on august 5th, when 33 men mining for gold and copper were feared dead after a collapse. it took rescuers more than two weeks to find them. in the end, they endured at least 69 days, buried more than 2,000 feet underground. the longest anyone has been trapped underground in history. the last man to emerge from the crumbled mine last night was the first rescue workers to go down. manuel gonzales took a bow. for a nation, it was mission accomplished. for 33 men, a second chance at life. >> eve time i had the chance to hug the miners, they were so happy, because they were experiencing a kind of rebirth. >> reporter: now, the miners are
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at a nearby hospital to about 48 hours of observation. doctors will be looking for signs of psychological stress, more than anything, things like nightmares, panic attacks and claustrophobia. erica? >> still such an incredible story. seth doane in chile, thanks. the senate candidates it delaware will face off again today after a debate last night including some tough questions for both republican christine o'donnell, running against democrat chris coons. he had to explain the influence of a maxist professor while o'donnell once again addressed her statement on experimenting with witchcraft. >> this election cycle should not be about comments i made on a comedy show over a decade and a half ago. >> an article i wrote as a senior. the day of our commencement speech. and the title and the content of that clearly makes it obvious that it was a joke. >> there is also much discussion of health care reform. most polls in delaware have her trailing by double digits.
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first lady michelle obama on the campaign trail this week. this morning, she is in chicago, where she spent the night at the obamas' outside home after a windy city appearance for the democratic candidate. >> we need you to get everyone you demo vote for him. the important thing to know that folks can do that now. >> mrs. obama will take her campaign fund-raising tour to denver today. she's not going to vermont so will miss dave price because we find him in vermont this morning with another check of the weather. that could not be a more post card-perfect picture of you right now. look at that. >> it is so gorgeous here. now, the sweater belies the fact it is actually much colder than this. the temperatures this morning were in the 30s, erica. a quiz for you, how many different types of apples do you think there are in the world? >> 157. >> very close.
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very close. >> really. >> good answer. 7500 types of apples varieties all over the world. 2500 in the united states. and here, there are 20 of them, 20 different types. you have your red or rhode island greens, these right here, all right. you have your empires, these are right over here. you have these golden delicious, they're over here. you have the mcintosh, they're over here. and, of course, apples, maple syrup and all those products which scream vermont made right here locally, apple cider and lots of fun stuff. of course, apples are healthy. a lot of people don't think an apple a day keeps the doctor away. why? first of all they nutritious and secondly in an apple like this, we have just 80 calories or so. we're with nick cowles right here, he runs and owns this operation. what's so important about locally grown apples like this
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and so important to vermont. >> well, first off, they're much tastier and fresher to eat but there's all the buy local stuff that's happening really has been great for the local economy and it's, also, great community builders. the local farmers markets are great. it really brings people out. >> stick around. we'll be make something locally made cider in a while. meantime a quick check of the weather around the country. most of the u.s. quiet, south florida seeing showers but a nor-easter working its way up the east coast watch it the mid-atlantic states up to cape cod. tomorrow will be a major player with gusty win
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♪ in this morning's health watch what we can all learn from a smaller drew carey, a big months for him celebrating his third anniversary as host of "the price is right" and hoping to lose enough weight to reach his all-time goal of 170 pounds. he's very close. our julie chen got the skinny
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from the funnyman himself. >> drew, how are you? good to see you. >> please. you look fantastic. >> thanks. i'm working on it. >> 20 years into a successful career, drew carey has reinvented himself. "the price is right" host himself stunned audiences recently when he revealed a drastically slimmer physique on the show earlier this year. >> how are you doing? >> you look great! >> we met up with the professional funnyman and avid bowler at lucky strike lanes in hollywood to find out how he went from a hefty 262 pounds to a healthy 1885. this is the first time you've bowled since you lost 80 pounds? >> yeah. >> does it feel different? >> you know, everything's easier now. when i would host "the price is right," my feet would ache at the end of the show because i was carrying so much weight around. now i can wear any kind of dress shirt i want, i'm bouncing off
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the walls, my energy's better. >> so, what started this all? >> i was just sick of being fat, you know. you get sick of it. it's a tiring lifestyle to have. easiest diet is, you know, eat vegetables, eat fresh food, a easy, sensible diet you read about all the time. >> but nobody wants to do. >> nobody wants to do because they think, i could never give up my whatever. but you are stressing your body out. i think better, i work better, i have more energy, i can get more done, sex life is better. i mean, everything improves. >> you look so good. >> thank you. nice to see you. >> i look so much better in person. >> thank you so much. >> he's not done dropping weight just yet. his goal is to balance the scale at 170 pounds by november, a total loss of more than 90 pounds in 11 months. >> one of the blocks i'm having now is i get so many compliments and people say, hey, you look great, you know, girls are like,
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wow, check you out, you know. when you hear that every day it's hard to get up and think, wow, i've got to lose this last 15 pounds to look good. i'm already getting all these compliments and stuff. that's a big block for me now. i wish people would start calling me fat again so i can get these 15 pounds off. >> the weight loss isn't the only thing making him happy these days, three years after taking over the reins of the longest running game show, he enjoys coming to work every day. >> that whole stage is such a positive, life-aaffirming energy there. it's all possible. and everybody there is happy, screaming, up and down an joyous. you can't -- like being in church, you know. it really is, it's like being at a really intense yoga class or something like that. you can't help but walk out with a glow, you know, of joy. i'm the one that gets the most of it, you know. and you can't help but be
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changed by all that. >> that's how you do it. and we'll see if drew can reach his weight goal, in fact, you can track his progress every weekday on "the price is right" which airs at 11:00 a.m. eastern, 10:00 p.m. on cbs. up next, if there's ever been a deer in your headlights, you know how dangerous and scary it can be. some important tips to stay safe on the road, when we come back. >> reporter: "cbs healthwatch" sponsored by the robitussin relief finder at used what to get? now robitussin makes it simple. click on the robitussin relief finder at [ nose blowing ] [ male announcer ] click on your symptoms. ♪ get the right relief. ♪ makes the cold aisle easy. the robitussin relief finder at it's that simple.
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when it's deer versus car on the highway, the results are usually not very pretty. 200 drivers a year in the united states are killed in collisions with deer. and october, november, and december are particularly high-risk months. early show consumer correspondents susan koeppen is in valley grove, west virginia with the story. susan, good morning.
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>> reporter: good morning, harry. we're live in west virginia because this is the number one state in the country for deer-vehicle collisions. according to a new sfaud, your chance of hitting a deer in this state over the next 12 months, 1 in 42. but, nationwide there, are more than a million deer-related accidents every year. this driver's night is about to take a violent turn, a deer dashes out into the road without warning. a scenario repeated over and over on roads and highways across the country. over the past two years, there have been an estimated 2.3 million deer-related accidents. that's nearly 96,000 a month, almost 3200 a day. it's estimated that over the past five years, the number of deer-vehicle collisions has increased more than 21%. think about it this way. in the time it is taking me to talk to tell you all of this,
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it's likely that someone, somewhere in america has hit a deer. according to a new report by state farm insurance, west virginia, iowa, michigan, south dakota, and montana round out the top five states where drivers are most likely to hit a deer. jonathan la mac yeah was about to merge onto a highway when he came face to face with a full-grown buck. >> i slammed on my breaks and hope the deer kept running but i hit into it. >> reporter: his car was totalled, the deer killed, jonathan walked away uninjured. >> i feel like we were really lucky, you know, that the car didn't go off the road, the deer didn't go in the car. >> reporter: experts say urban sprawl combined with more drivers on the road is a main reason for so many deer-car collisions. a majority of the accidents happening between 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. how big of a problem is the deer population in the united states? >> oh, it's huge. >> he sz this little device
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called deer deter is it possible solution to preventing many deer-car accidents. now, at work if places like essex county, new jersey, the device senses headlights of approaching cars and sets off a flashing light and high-pitched noise. we have a bunch of cars coming down this stretch of road. they are coming along. this senses the car and does what to the deer? >> it's activated if the deer's approaching it, the deer just stops and as the vehicles go by, it'll stop going off and the deer will go on its way. >> reporter: essex county spends $100,000 on more than 400 devices for its biggest trouble spots. so far, deer collisions have slowly started to decrease. but, with a growing deer population, america's roadways are becoming increasingly hazardous for both deer and driver. and just in case you're wondering, the state with the lowest number of deer
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collisions, hawaii. your chance of hitting a deer in that state, 1 in more than 13,000, harry. >> not a lot there, i guess. what are the best things you can do as a driver to make sure you and a deer don't come head to head? >> reporter: well, experts say one of the first things you should do if you come head to head with a deer while you're driving, don't swerve, that's one of the worst things you can do, you can actually make an accident even worse. and, also, if you see one deer, there are probably more since they travel in herds. and, also, check your insurance policy. not all insurance policies will cover one of these accidents, and they can be pricey, harry. >> last but not least, you are standing there in the deer-hitting capital of the world. have you seen any deer this morning? >> reporter: um, there is a deer behind me, but let me just say you don't want us to pan the camera over in that direction,
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harry. >> i understand, completely. susan koeppen, thank you very much. still ahead, courteney cox isn't the only wife who mo
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martin o'malley sworn in. inherits a billion-dollar surplus, low unemployment. o'malley signs the biggest tax hike in maryland history. raids chesapeake bay fund to cover spending. gives raises to top aides. business climate ranks 45th worst in the nation. now 200,000 jobs lost. o'malley covers up jobs report that proved maryland's economy stalled. if re-elected, o'malley will raise taxes again. whether he does, is up to you.
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if re-elected, o'malley will raise taxes again. got the mirrors all adjusted? you can see everything ok? just stay off the freeways, all right? i don't want you going out on those yet. and leave your phone in your purse, i don't want you texting. >> daddy... ok! ok, here you go. be careful. >> thanks dad. >> and call me--but not while you're driving.
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if you didn't know better, you'd think we were trailing cattle here. >> we love it. >> workin' the fall gather. >> can i give a shout out? >> please. >> to little hayden who turns 8 today, his grandparents are here. happy birthday. how many grandparents you did say you had? >> 13. >> and where is hayden? >> in chamberlain, south dakota. >> there you go. a great day for him. >> welcome back to "the early show," everybody. >> have you guys ever had like a little cough and googled it and became convinced you had a deadly ailment? >> it can happen, easily. >> that's what happens with the
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internet, you know, we become our own doctors and misdigz ourself frequently so our real doctor, jennifer ashton is here to tell us things you should worry about and common ailments that are no big deal. >> very important information. also, rather odd phone call you may have heard from that came to the howard stern show. granted, he gets a lot of phone calls on that show. this came from david arquette calling in to talk about his split from courteney cox and he offered a lot of detail, a little tmi, if you will, talking about their personal lives. one of the things he mentioned, he said courtenney was tired of, quote, mothering him. it appears she may not be alone. apparently, this happens a fair amount in this country. >> i'm kind of glad he said it because it opens the conversation, right? >> we'll have that conversation with you this morning and also help you perhaps reverse it if your marriage is headed that way. >> plus, anthony sioux ker, creator of csi and many other things, great best-selling "new york times" author will be
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along. he had first digital novel out now another one. everything is -- all the platforms are crossing and are meeting and intersecting. >> i'm dizzy. >> yeah, okay. so, he's going to be along this morning to tell us how that all works out. >> first, back to the most beautiful place on the planet at least for us this morning, vermont, where dave is standing by with another check of the weather. ahhhh. >> ohh, look at that. those are the thousands of apples and we are going to make cider, the old-fashioned way right here. nick is here, dealing with, what, an an teeing apple press, right. >> yes. >> the greatest things we need to apple cider, apples. that's all, that's it. we have a bunch in the press already. we'll turn this on. all that's in here are warm apples. and it is, to tell you, okay, did we get that? uh-oh. all right. hold on, just one second.
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one second. just to tell you, no double dips. that's all that's in here. just ground apples. it takes about three apples to get a good cup of cider. no? there we go. while we -- by the way, while we roll the press, do you want to see how you make a delicious apple turnover? watch. there we go. that's a delicious apple turn over. thank you very much. we'll be here all week. all right, we are moving into the press now. we are starting the press. this is going to push all of the juice out of the already ground-up apples. nick, what kind of apples are wing why to make this cider. >> it's mcintosh, these are mcintosh apples. >> all of this will come down and create the beverage which sneaks down through here. >> 2500 pounds per square inch. >> look at that baby. it is beginning to kind of crush
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right now. there you see it, beginning to drip. look at. this hold on. can i get -- i can get in here for a -- >> it's coming up. it's coming up. >> i can't get it fast enough. hold on, live television at its best. oh. delicious apple cider. hmmm, now i have the energy to dot weather. let's take a look at the maps and see what is happening across the country. relatively quiet. a little bit of warm weather as we head south towards the gulf. the warm weather begins to subside in the southwest. the big concern the nor-easter rolling up the mid-atlantic states into new england. we're talking about high winds gusting anywhere from 40 to 70 miles per hour in some locations. beach erosion and we're going to keep an eye on the cape. let's come back live right now. take a look at this cider, really beginning to flow. and as it does, that's a quick look at
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>> that's a quick look at your weather. this cider is delicious -- literally. maggie, it is so gorgeous in vermont, so gorgeous. >> have you had apple cider donuts and if they have some, can you bring me some? >> in fact, they have i had some this morning. for a price i may bring you some. >> we'll talk about that by e-mail. thank you very much. have you had a weird twitch or found a strange spot on your skin and immediately decided you had a terrible disease?
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things like this can freak you out but, relax are, harmless as our dr. jennifer ashton is with us with a list of common complaints that probably don't mean for which your health. >> good morning, maggie. every doctor when she or she is in medical school we read about the book and read the disease and every single person says, i have that. >> i have tharchlts it is not just laypeople. >> because of the internet we can all read about it and convince ourselves we are sick. >> that's correct. >> if we have certain things like skin tags it probably doesn't mean anything. what is a skin tag exactly. >> really just benign skin growths, more common as we age, more common in people with diabetes, more common in people who are overweight and look fleshy, sometimes have a little stalk and can rub against jewelry or clothing, beeven in, usually not cancerous but there are things, of course you should keep an eye out for. i will always tell you, most serious things, don't go away on their own, they get worse. >> and skin tags, if harmless,
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should not get worse? >> exactly. the things to look out, for again you what unto be observant on your own skin because we always talk about the benefit of being aware of your skin for skin an ker, et cetera, if something changes, colors, if it bleeds, if it has an irregular border. if you just feel anxious and concerned about it, very simple go to a dermatologist, very easy to remove. >> okay. the next thing, some people get this like cloudy film over their eyes. i learned this morning those are called eye floaters. >> that can't be a good thing. >> again, another consequence of aging because we have a gel in our yidz ball, as we get older, the collagen, we have less in there and actually get these little -- it is little debris, actually in our eyeball and they look like little hazy floaters or spots. now, very important when you are talking about vision, there are some visual changes that can actually be serious the floaters are not. but, as we get older, 35 and up, it's really a good idea to see an eye doctor regularly to get your eyes examined, if you have
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a shade come down over your eye or you have visual changes or part of your visual field gets impaired, you're not seeing well, absolutely you want to see a dr. but these little things that kind of tend to float around, they don't impair your vision or get worse, it's just consequence of aging. >> it may be gross but not necessarily harmless. >> exactly. >> the next thing is something i've noticed as i age i tend to bruise much easier than i used to. why does that happen? >> a lot of reasons, our thin gets thinner and our capillaries -- always get weaker. it is more common to see bruising. a lot of people as they get older take a baby aspirin and can increase the risk of bruising. if you are noticing the bruising is out of proportion to injuries or you are feeling you are getting more of them on your body or it's accompanied with other types of bleeding like nosebleeds see a doctor. we have to remember certain efr the counter things like ginko can thin blood and increase the risk of bleeding. again, usually harmless if you
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notice it excessivel, ask your doctor. >> how many times do you bend down and notice that everything cracks or in the gym. do you worry. >> again, joints crack, people crack their knuckles and that myth don't do that, for injure joints. really not true. it is not really clear why joints pob and make noise, the thinking there may be air bubbles inside or as ligaments and tendons move over joints, usually harmless. of course if you sustain an injury and hear a pop. >> even with aging don't not a symptom of arthritis or osteoporosis. >> not a symptom just our bodies make noise. >> okay. we'll put that on the web so people can access the information. erica. >> thanks. after 11 years of marriage, david arquette and courteney cox say they are on a trial separation. we know a lot about why they made that decision, because the day after announcing their plan, an emotional arquette called
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into howard stern's show and revealed rather intimate deals about the couple's problems. >> she doesn't want to nag me anymore. >> sometimes she thinks of you as a little boy. >> she gave me the motorcycle and she said i don't want to be your mother any more. i got it. >> he apologized yesterday. how else? he tweeted of course saying, quote, i went on howard stern to provide clarity and honesty about what i'm experiencing but while doing that -- what he is doing is something many couples can relate to. how common is this mothering problem. we wanted to ask our expert cooper lawrence. good to have you with us. >> good morning. >> courteney cox is quoted as saying the things you fall in love with become the things you don't like. ouch. >> it's so true. you first meet them and think, oh, we're like kids together and he's so fun and free-spirited. you are not interpreting that as
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immaturity. when you met him, he was immature, you thought isn't this fun and this is great and we're kids. >> basically, it was there but the kind of thing that can morph into this so-called mothering. it is important to distinguish because women, i think we really do have this desire in some ways to take care of people. >> right. >> and that's not a bad thing. that's one kinds of mothering. >> but taking care of. >> this is different. >> taking care of them or acting like his mother, making decisions for him, letting him not have responsibility around the house, taking on all his burdens, making all the plans in the family. i was thinking of this couple i know she made all the plans and decided i'm for the doing that anymore and they sat home many saturday nights wondering what will i do now? because that was his roll, the mommy and decided on play dates. when she decided not to do it, he had no idea what to do with himself. >> a grown man, though. how do you make sure you don't get sucked in this so-called mothering trap and keep it from happening. >> you have to recognize it
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early. the fact that courteney cox said that is so enlightened of her. if you think of every relationship you've had and what's gone wrong with them, it is pretty clear you knew from the beginnings those signs were there. so recognize those sgleerl give us an idea what the warning signs are you are headed towards this traffic specifically. >> he stops doing things for himself. he puts everything on you, even the chores of the day, just the regular stuff. you come home and feel like you are saying as if you are talking to a child, make your bed, pick things up. >> take the gar ban out. >> exactly. he should do that on his own and want to take responsibilities. he should be the other half of you. >> david arquette in his oversharing overtalk ad, of course, tweeted poll jae said he and court new cox haven't had sex in four months. >> i think it is way longer than. think about it, if somebody is behaving like your mother, that's not hot. you don't want to have sex with someone you perceive in a mother role. exactly not for her either, who
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wants to have sex with somebody she feels she is completely infantsizing here. >> it wasn't courteney cox apparently mothering david arquette. are those roles ever switched. >> exactly. sometimes we say she has a daddy but the daddy, mommy, the whole stigma, more about the fact that somebody in the relationship has all the power and the other person is just like a child like at home when your mother made all the decisions, can i go out, can i spend money, what can i do? you don't want to have a relationship that doesn't have an equal amount of power in some ways not meaning someone pays the bills and the other does nothing, it could be ying and yang, one person is shy and the other is out there. it is a balance. >> you have to recognize -- >> having somebody is an equal is really, really important and "he equal" is interpreted differently by every couple. >> lots of things to think about. thank you very much. >> thanks very much. >> creator and executive
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producer of csi anthony zuiker about to add to his long list of first. last year brought us the first digi novel, which became an international best seller now moving the villain of that book, the killer into tonight's csi episode. take a look. >> oh, my. anthony is with us this morning oonz, good morning. >> good morning. >> good to have you back. >> thank you. >> all right, level 26 killer, we need to go back and re-establish what that is, exactly. >> there are 25 levels of evil on the evil scale as they
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measure serial killers. level 26 is my next level of fear. we have taken the forensic proof killer out of "dark origins." >> first of all, the first diginovel. >> and put him on csi tonight starring anne margaret who plays the victim of the whole conspiracy. the great thing about this move after the csi show ends, the story continues in the book "dark prophecy". >> amazing, really amazinamazin. just to reorient people from the last time you were on, which we're talking about the first diginovel, for instance, the new one "dark prophecy" you are reading along and through chapter three and you get to -- through chapter 2, get to chapter 3 to watch steve dark's personal tarot card reading please lon on to level and enter the code. what people can do literally read the book and go to the internet then what happens. >> that's right. basically read the book cover to cover like any great traditional
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crime though vel but in a diginovel every 25 pages or so you log and enter a code and bridges you from one chapter to another, kind of a separate inside the book on top of a great need and narrative. >> when you were here the last time we were sort of introducing this whole thing. >> sure. >> turns out it is an international best seller, "new york times" best seller. did you know then that it would work as well as it turns out to have worked? >> we hoped. >> i know you hoped, but did you think. >> i'm a huge fan of publishing, motion pictures and social networking. we merged all into one. >> how did you get anne margaret on csi. >> i called her up, she was on the queen mary from london to new york. i introduced myself and gave her the pitch. she said let me see a script. they printed it out for her, she read it at night and said i was scared to death. she does a masterful job in the episode tonight. >> she looks great. >> she's very fit and gorgeous.
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she does her own stunts, all black and blue. >> really? how fantastic. >> she's unbelievable. she had a great time. >> how do we keep track, what show is on what night now because there has been moving around. >> csi las vegas thursday at 9:00. csi miami is on sunday. >> wow. that's -- it's one thing to have a lot of shows on at once but those all end up on this sort of critical time spots. how is that in terms of the way on your show list. >> our responsibilities for thursday is csi, a very tough time slot and very competitive. we have definitely done all our great sisterlines in that time slot. friday and saturday it is important to help other shows like "blue bloods" on cbs, all about keeping the network healthy and other he shows healthy. >> and seems to be working. >> it's our home. >> your son is how old. >> 10 years old. >> he makes a cameo appearance?
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>> he has a pretty good in this role "dark prophecy" plays the young steve dark my protagonist son. it was his first acting debut. i had a bunch of kids debut and he picked it up and said i can do this and i said you're kind of a natural and did a wonderful job. >> mot sort of this, please, daddy -- >> no, he literally picked it up and said, i can do this and i said, wow, what a piece of -- >> somebody around actors for a good portion of your adult life, is that a good thing or not a good thing. >> i said, you can be whatever you want in your career. if you want to pursue acting i'll definitely support you. i got in trouble with the wife because i had him up late at night on a shoot like, get him home. but all in the spirit of the movie, you know. >> there you go. all in the family. >> wife keeps you grounded. >> a pleasure to see you. thank you so much. congratulations on everything. >> thank sflu you can watch csi crime scene investigation tonight alt 9:00, 8:00 central here on cbs and you can read an
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excerpt from anthony's latest diginovel "dark prophecy" on our website we'll be right back. you are watching "the early show" on cbs.
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jo so, how is this for a theory sitting around thinking about this yesterday, right, the whole world watched as these miners came out yesterday. and the celebration took place. and here's -- just indulge me on this for a second. we live in this sort of world of woe and certainly with the economy the way it is, who of us doesn't feel like we're trapped in some way? these guys were trapped. i mean, literally, physically trapped. for lo these many, many, many weeks. and they came up and they got the opportunity to breathe fresh
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air again. and so, in our own way, vicariously, as these guys came out and got to see the sun again, we thought, well, you know what, we all have a little bit at stake. i mean, it's a bit of a stretch. >> no, it's great. >> when the 33rd miner came up and they asked how did you survive, what got you through it? he said, faith, hope, and family. and so, we take those same three things if times are rocky for us. >> there you go. >> and it gave us all a chance to reflect on some of the things you both mentioned and to remind us what's really important, as you said, maggie, and to know hey this is a little break for everybody around the world to focus on something good. >> i know. how many times do we cover a hard news story and how many times it is good? unfortunately not enough. this time we are so thrilled to have brought you that story. we'll see you again tomorrow. ♪
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